Hair-Crossed Bun | Updo Hairstyles

October 12, 2010

I continue to get quite a few requests for Updo Hairstyles, for all the homecoming dances this Fall, so here is another very elegant-looking bun style that is perfect for occasions such as prom, homecoming, dance/ballet recitals, weddings, etc.

Hair-Crossed Bun

What is different about this bun style is that you wrap strands of the the half ponytail around the other half, each strand wrapped in the opposite direction. You end up with a cross-over “wrapped” bun look that is absolutely gorgeous.

This bun hairstyle is one that my #2 twin wore in our “Family Introduction” video, and can be for girls of all ages (including moms). You may also feel free to accessorize the hairstyle as desired…

Items Needed: Spray bottle, rat-tail comb, straightener, 2 ponytail holders, hairspray, 10 +/- bobby pins.

Time Requirement: 5-10 minutes

Skill Level: Easy

If you like this bun hairstyle, be sure to let us know!  Happy Hairdoing!

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15 thoughts on “Hair-Crossed Bun | Updo Hairstyles

  1. hi there, u are a good hair persin thingy maker , and ur hair is red.] just so you know my friend has red hair, u might be related

  2. Hiya Mindy and all the family

    I’m Trish from England, my family and I just love your site and your amzing hairstyles I am having difficultiy in doing the waterfall french brade it is soo easy to do but the brade itself never looks right it seems there is a bigt gap between the twist and the fall am I doing something wrong?

  3. Hi Mindy and the girls I’m Erica age 10 from Ireland and i love adopt a Do I go on it evrey day me and my mum are trying out the hairstyles evrey day nearly!!!!!! :) Bye 4 now

  4. I love these, im 16 and i have long hair,but i prefer putting it in a bun because i don’t have too much time in the morning and these styles are honestly amazing and pretty easy to do. People have been complementing my hair alot lately and I have you to thank for that! (: These updos are perfect for the summer so thank you so much! you really have helped me!

  5. I LOVE YOUR HAIR STYLES!!!!!!!!!!!!! THERE SO CUTE I DO MOST OF THEM. AND THE BANDED PONY STAYED IN SO WELL AND THE BUNONY WAS GREAT FOR CHURCH AND I AM ONLY 10 AND THE HAIR STYLES ARE SO EASY AND QUICK THAT I CAN EVAN DO THEM !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. With 5 daughters 10 and under, I sure appreciate your ideas for the past few years! Thanks so much. Doing 6 heads of hair every day (including myself) can wear on me a bit at times. When I have those days your ideas make it so much more fun! Thanks so much! (I always wonder if you’ll spot us in a store and see all 4 of my older girls and see your ideas on every one!! LOL)

  7. Hay I love what you do with your girls hair its great.. I have a 3 year old with not alot of hair but I never know how to do it up but shes always asking mommy do my hair like sissys… Please help…

    Thanks,
    Stephanie
    Desperately seeking help for her 3 year old gorgeous Girl :)

  8. Hey Mindy! Love the website. I have been looking for an updo for this weekend so I think I will try one on myself. Thanks!

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